President and Professor of Ancient Cultures
His academic research is in New Testament, focused on recovering its the various contextual and cultural backgrounds without which it is not possible to understand the true meanings of its ancient words.
He lives with his wife Marina and their children in Tel Mond, Israel.
Professor of Jewish History
His research focuses primarily on the long history of Jewish-Christian relations and on their interaction during medieval and early modern times.
Yeshaya lives with his family in a woodland village on the outskirts of Jerusalem.
Professor of Jewish-Christian Relations and Academic Advisor to the President
Faydra began her career as a university professor in Canada in a department of Religion and Culture, where she worked for 13 years. Her first book won a National Jewish Book Award in 2006, and her second book on Christian Zionism was published last year. Faydra also writes regular academic articles and popular op-eds on Jewish-Christian relations. After immigrating to Israel with her family in 2008, Faydra was eager to bring her academic expertise, unique experience, warmth and charismatic teaching together to have an impact on the ground, in Israel.
Faydra is passionate about building greater understanding between Jews and Christians, and knows firsthand how we can strengthen one another in our own traditions. She is also a committed wife and mother. She and her husband Shaul, together with their six children live in a tiny little community on a hilltop in the Galilee.
Professor of Jewish Studies
Dr. Friedman has authored several books: “They Loved the Torah: What Yeshua’s Followers Really Thought about the Law”, “Sudden Terror: Exposing Militant Islam’s War Against the United States and Israel”. His most recent book is a commentary on the book of James: “James the Just: Presents Applications of the Torah”.
Professor of Biblical Studies
Her academic interests are focused on recovering the Jewish Background of New Testament and on the long history of Jewish-Christian relations.
Kathleen currently resides in the USA.
Professor of Biblical Studies
Dr. Rabinowitz’s academic focus is the Gospel of Matthew and its first-century Jewish community in the land of Israel. Rabinowitz also seeks to integrate his biblical research with contemporary issues such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the problem of theological supersessionism.
He and his wife reside in Israel, in the city of Rishon LeZion.
Associate Professor of Hebrew Bible
His academic interests include issues in translation, particularly those related to Biblical texts, and the historical development of the Hebrew language. He is passionate about the Hebrew and the importance of its study for both Jews and Christians. Yonatan collects and studies rare Hebrew translations of the New Testament writings that date from the 16th-19th centuries.
Yonatan lives with his wife and two young daughters in northern Israel.
Associate Professor of Ancient Cultures
His area of academic interest is in intercultural meals, table interactions between Jews and non-Jews in antiquity, as well as dining culture and ancient culinary contexts in general. Pinchas is also keenly interested in Ancient Mediterranean and Israelite archaeology of the Second Temple era.
He currently resides in North America, but lectures internationally and online.
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
She is the founding Executive Director of Living Truth, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of an authentic Biblical Worldview, since 2006, and teaches in-person and online classes in NT culture to various groups in the U.S. Dr. Durham’s academic research interest concentrates on the first-century cultural climate and its implications for today’s believers.
Cheryl and her husband live in the Northeast U.S.
Rabbi Ross Singer
Associate Professor of Jewish Studies
He is a graduate of the Mandel Jerusalem Fellows, a Hartman Institute Senior Rabbinic Fellow, and received an MA in Talmud and Rabbinics from the Jewish Theological Seminary. Ross served as Rabbi of Shaarey Tefilah Synagogue in Vancouver Canada from 1996-2004 years and Beth Tfiloh Congregation in Baltimore from 2006 -2010.
He made aliyah to Israel in 2010 and currently lives with his family on Kibbutz Maale Gilboa.
Professor of Hebrew Bible
Dr. German currently lives and works in the United States in the city of Chicago.
Professor of Reconciliation Studies
From 2012 she works as a Project Manager with Israel Firstfruits Center for Economic Advancement. She has one daughter and two granddaughters.